More New from John Deere

Cindy Zimmerman

Lots of new products from John Deere for 2014 will be on display this week at Farm Progress Show. Besides what we’ve already told you about, there’s the new W235 Windrower featuring more horsepower, a larger cab, Integrated AutoTrac™ and CommandCenter™ display and more. The W235 Windrowers will be offered in two configurations, a Rotary and a Draper. The Rotary …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Farm Machinery, John Deere

New Sprayers from John Deere

Cindy Zimmerman

To meet evolving application needs of customers and Final Tier 4 emissions requirements, John Deere is introducing the new, completely redesigned John Deere 4 Series Sprayers. According to product line manager Brea Harms, the R4030 and R4038 Self-Propelled Sprayers offer greater productivity, more uptime, and reduced cost of operation while delivering faster, easier and more precise product application. “We’ve added …

Agribusiness, Audio, Farm Machinery, John Deere, Video

Heading to the Iowa Power Farming Show

Cindy Zimmerman

I am on my way to Des Moines right now, along with thousands of farmers and ranchers from around the Midwest, to see big iron and futuristic ag gadgets at the 2013 Iowa Power Farming Show. The show, January 29-31 at the Iowa Events Center, will feature more than 750 ag-related companies from 29 states and 4 Canadian provinces. With …

Ag Leader, Events, Farm Machinery, Farm Shows, Precision Agriculture

A Voice For Custom Harvesters

Jamie Johansen

U.S. Custom Harvesters, like many other agricultural organizations, represented themselves well at the recent National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s Trade Talk. Tracy Zeorian, President, and Kent Braathen, Vice President of U.S. Custom Harvesters, shared the history of the organization and how they are providing a voice for custom harvesters across the country. “Our organization is comprised of all custom harvesters: …

Agribusiness, Audio, BASF, Equipment, Farm Machinery, Harvest, NAFB

Touring New Holland

Chuck Zimmerman

I got a birds eye view of the New Holland exhibit at the National Farm Machinery Show. Mike Harvey and I did a video overview of what’s on display from the top of a New Holland CR9060 Combine! You can find all the technical specs for these combines here. The tour includes the new PowerStar tractors, hay and forage equipment, …

Equipment, Farm Machinery, National Farm Machinery Show, New Holland, Video

Vermeer Launches Corn Cob Collector

Joanna Schroeder

As Project Liberty gets closer every day to completion (The POET project is set to be online no later than 2012), farm equipment manufactures, such as Vermeer, are developing corn cob harvesting technology. During Commodity Classic, I caught up with Jay Van Roekel, the product manager for Vermeer’s Ag Division to learn more about their biomass technologies. Van Roekel explained …

Audio, Commodity Classic, Corn, Farm Machinery

New Holland Loves Biodiesel

Cindy Zimmerman

When it comes to biodiesel in farm machinery, New Holland is outstanding in the field. At the National Farm Machinery Show, most of the New Holland equipment on display proudly displayed soybean biodiesel signage, and company representatives wore buttons proclaiming their support for the domestically-produced fuel. “New Holland has a strong commitment to not only be a part of biodiesel, …

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Growers Love John Deere 8RT Series Tractors

Cindy Zimmerman

John Deere introduced the 8RT Series tractor just last year and it has quickly become a favorite of both dealers and growers. Kyle Stewart with John Deere says they debuted the tractor in August so it is new this year to the National Farm Machinery Show. “What we’ve done is completely built from the ground up a brand new 8000 …

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What’s NUE From John Deere

Cindy Zimmerman

AgWired coverage of opening day at the National Farm Machinery Show is sponsored by: 2010 National Farm Machinery Show Photo Album What is NUE from John Deere at the 2010 National Farm Machinery Show is Nitrogen Utilization Efficiency. I talked to Dave Wendt with John Deere, who was demonstrating the new addition to the 2510 high speed nutrient applicators. “This …

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Opening Day at National Farm Machinery Show

Cindy Zimmerman

AgWired coverage of opening day at the National Farm Machinery Show is sponsored by: 2010 National Farm Machinery Show Photo Album It was kind of a slow start to the 2010 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, thanks to the weather, but by lunch time it appeared to be just about back to a normal crowd. I talked with Harold …

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